Signposting - Special educational needs - Dyslexia Support and Resources

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Dyslexia Support and Resources


Free British Dyslexia Association (BDA) training course on ‘Dyslexia and Mental Health’

The BDA have designed a free training course on the topic of ‘dyslexia and mental health’ which is perfect for anybody looking to find out more about dyslexia, and how it may affect those who have it. This course is now available until the 14th November: Click [here] to access it.



Free e-books about dyslexia from Nessy

Learn more about dyslexia and read along to ‘Dyslexia Explained’ with your child. Empower yourself and your child with ‘What I Need’, and the knowledge they need to self-advocate. Learn about dyslexic children and adults all around the world and their successes in art, sports, advocacy, and more!

Click on the links below to download the FREE eBooks

[Dyslexia Explained]

[What I Need]



Three ways to help a child to open up about their dyslexia - Parenting Dyslexia Podcast by John Hicks

Podcast and video by John Hicks with hints and tips to get your child to open up and talk about their dyslexia and if anything is bothering them.

Link to video: [Three ways to help a child open up about their dyslexia. - YouTube]

Link to podcast: [Three ways to help a child to open up about their dyslexia. - Parenting Dyslexia Podcast | Podcast on Spotify]

John also has a Facebook page that supports parent carers of children/ young people with dyslexia – [Parenting Dyslexia with John Hicks]



You can also find out about dyslexia support organisations in Wiltshire [HERE]